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Fort Erie man assaulted

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A 38 year old Fort Erie man was taken to hospital Sunday night suffering a laceration to his head, and minor bruising to his body following an assault. Niagara Regional Police also said the man was hit repeatedly with a a conducted energy weapon. In a release, police said the man went to a Roxborough […]

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Police arrest suspected drug dealer

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A 51 year old Welland man faces a number of charges after being pulled over by Niagara Regional Police Sunday. In a release, police said Charles Laro was pulled for for Highway Traffic Act violations, and during the stop Laro was arrested for obstruction. “Further investigation lead to the seizure of a quantity of controlled […]

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Welland firefighters taking part in Movember

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Welland firefighters taking part in Movember

In the past five years, Welland Professional Firefighters have raised $14,000 for men’s health during Movember. Movember began in 2003 in Melbourne, Australia, with 30 men and has grown into a global movement with four million participants across 21 countries worldwide. Each year men grow moustaches to raise awareness of men’s health issues, especially testicular […]

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Green ELFS need donations for Christmas event

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Green ELFS need donations for Christmas event

Gently-used toys, such as dolls, action figures, puzzles, board games, DVDs for all ages, and sporting goods, like skates, are needed to help Niagara Region Helping Green ELFS’ (Ever Loving Family Support) third annual Family Free Christmas Shopping Event. Organizer Lisa Green said donations are being accepted at her home in Welland, and drop off […]

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Zombies take over Welland

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Zombies take over Welland

Zombies and all manner of scary creatures roamed the streets of downtown Welland Sunday evening, looking for brains to eat and the chance to scare passersby. While those taking part in the fourth annual Welland Zombie Walk were enjoying the evening dressed up in intricate costumes and makeup, they were also helping out both Welland […]

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Suspicious briefcase shuts down court

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Suspicious briefcase shuts down court

At least 100 people were evacuated from the Provincial Offences Court, Welland city hall and library Tuesday morning after a suspicious briefcase was discovered, said Niagara Regional Police. “The call came in at 11:37 a.m. as a suspicious package … it was found by court security in a public access hallway between the probation office […]

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